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. the national institutes of health says former nfl linebacker junior seau had a degenerative brain disease linked to multiple head traumas when he committed suicide last spring. seau is the latest professional football player to be linked to a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte. the findings could mean more trouble for the nfl, which is facing lawsuits involving some 2,000 players, claiming the nfl deliberately hid the dangers of head trauma. >> cnn has now confirmed the death of nfl superstar junior seau. >> reporter: on the second day of may last year, junior seau texted his ex-wife and children, "i love you," pointed a gun at his chest, and pulled the trigger. friends and family were left devastated, searching for answers. >> i don't understand who would do this to my son, but i pray to god, please, take me! take me. leave my son! but it's too late! >> reporter: when they learned the 20-year nfl football veteran took his own life, the primary question became, why? close friend marcus wiley spoke to espn shortly after his death. >> we were there for you, man. like,
of one of the nfl's all time great players. junior seau took his life last may and now doctors believe 20 years of taking hit after hit to his head likely led to a brain disease called cte. next hour, dr. gupta will be back and ask if it could have led to his suicide. excitement builds as brazil is preparing to host the 2014 soccer world cup, but you heard about this today. it's not just the sport fans getting ready. the city's prostitutes are preparing, but not in the way you may be thinking. details are next. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. . >>> in brazil in the city north of sao paulo, excitement is already building for the biggest event of 2014. the soccer world cup. it's not just the sports fans getting ready. no, no, no. prostitutes are brushing up on english skills, taking classes to make communicating with their english-speaking johns a tad easier. the anchor at cnn in esp anol. wh
of individuals. >> reporter: researchers have documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research int
. barbara, back to you. >> thanks, danella. >>> new today, details about the brain of the late nfl great junio junio juniors say you. they say he had a degenerative brain disease. he was suffering from cte which leads to dementia, memory loss and depression and is associated with repeated head injuries. it's also been found in dozens of other nfl players. this comes as the nfl faces lawsuits by thousands of former players who say the league withheld the information about the harmful effects concussions can have on their health. >>> in other football news d.c. maier vincent grey said held consider changing the redskins name if the team moves back into the district. >> i think it has become a lightning rod and i would love to be able to sit down with the team and i'm happy to do that. sit down with the team and others concerned and see if a change can be made. obviously, our basketball team did that. >> some people say the name redskins offensive to native americans. the mayor and other city leaders have talked to the team about possibly bringing a new stadium where rfk is located now. >>>
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, sleepless nights. bernie kosar former nfl quarterback has had them all after playing ball. now kosar says a new treatment has stopped his symptoms.  >>> as we got confirmation that junior seau did indeed suffer from the brain disease cte, another former nfl player who took multiple hits speaks with hope for his future. and we are talking about former browns quarterback bernie kosar. i hope the treatment he's getting really does work. >> yeah, so far it has given him great progress and i think that that's hope not only for bernie but for other players who might be suffering. bernie kosar, great player with the cleveland browns and a couple of other teams. 13 years in the nfl. suffered at least a dozen concussions that he knows of, and he used to keep a packet of smelling salts in his uniform in case he got dinged during a game. for the past decade he suffered from headaches and ringing in his ears, insomnia, slurred speech, but he said he's turned a corner thanks to groundbreaking medical treatment from tampa, florida, based doctor rickle stenogel. this is bernie. >> after a few wee
. >>> there's news out of the world of sports. we learned today former nfl star linebacker, junior seau, who committed suicide at the age of 43 last may had the same brain condition diagnosed in at least two former nfl players who also took their own lives. seau's family asked that his brain tissue be analyzed after his death. test results from the national institutes of health show he had a brain disease called cte, caused by repeated blows to the head. symptoms can include memory loss, aggression and depression. >>> now to a life or death struggle that has captured attention around the world. 11 whales trapped under the ice, running out of breathing room. and just as a rescue mission was ramping up, something unexpected took place. it's all happening way up in remote northern quebec. and nbc news chief environmental affairs correspondent anne thompson has our report. >> this is a scene of beauty and bewilderment. the ocean's top predators, killer whales, fighting to breathe in canada's hudson bay. this pod of orcas has become an internet and international sensation. watching whales that ca
to be rookie of the year. going with wilson. battle there. 815 rushing yards, nfl record for a rookie quarterback. the compliments and the kudos go on and on and on. we caught up with gary clark, tony, i know you love him. >> really? >> and asked him about the swag that rg3 has got. >> he just has a whole different vibe about himself. like, he really does -- he reminds me of lebron james when he first came to the nba. automatically he kind of took the league by storm, the profession by storm. and same with rg3. he's a very focused young man whose goal driven. very goal driven. you have to love that. >> cool to see gary clark. >> yeah. >> playoff special here. 4:00, the boys from los angeles take over. and kickoff at 4:30. and hopefully we'll be talking about the win with the postgame show. it's a full day on fox 5. lose the remote in the couch. you have a good excuse to do so. >> yeah. >> going to be busy. but have your smartphone because you have to tweet. >> this game will come down to defense. >> who are you, wisdom martin? >> i was a little more specific than wisdom, yeah. >> he's
information about an nfl linebacker who committed suicide last year. really stunning the country. what was junior sea ureport he hadly suffering from? new information for you next hour. jon: a would-be thief in milwaukee got a whole lot more than he bargained for when armed with a knife he tried to rob a convenience store. the woman behind the counter didn't even flinch. instead she went straight for her gun, pointing it at her head. he made a break for it. and she took off after him. fortunately for him she didn't catch him. neither did police. that is why they're releasing surveillance video hoping someone would recognize the would-be thief. jenna: wow another story we're watching here in new york city. new information on that commuter ferry crash that left dozens of people injured. you saw it live on our air yesterday. rick has more on this. rick? >> reporter: the ntsb is leading the investigation, jenna and they're trying to figure out why the ferry came into the dock as hard as it did. the impact sent passengers hurling through the air with dozens of people thrown into their fello
managers were fired this week in the nfl. when that happens, names of potential candidates get thrown into the ring as replacements. one of the names mentioned was skins offensive coordinator kyle shanahan. kyle has been instrumental in the rise of robert griffin, iii this season whose knee is getting better every day. he did practice fully again today, but back to kyle. he's in his third season as offensive coordinator. his success this season has him on other team's radar for head coaching positions. mike shanahan has already said none of his coaches will interview until the season is over, but when that time comes, kyle will be ready. >> yeah, definitely. i think every coach in the nfl, i think that's all of our goals. everybody wants an opportunity someday to a head coach. i hope someday i get that opportunity, very flattering to be mentioned for it now, but i did read that i wasn't allowed to, but didn't know that until you guys read it. it's not something i'm asking about. it's hard to really understand how focused and in a small world we are now as coaches. >> coming up this su
on capitol hill. >>> time now for the morning line as robert griffin iii continues to recover. the nfl players association may launch an investigation into the handling of his injury. if they go forward, independent doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed the recommendations of their medical staff and in the nfl playoffs, two of the greatest players face off this weekend, ray lewis and peyton manning. denver is riding on an 11-game winning streak. but lewis insists his team is ready. this could be lewis' last game. he is set to retire when the ravens season is over. >>> witching gears to major league baseball, the league will now test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and will step up efforts to check for the use of artificial testosterone. -- giving gears to major league baseball. >>> to hockey now, the caps back on the ice tuning up for the delayed start of the season. tomorrow morning, hockey is expected to officially be back. players have until 5:00 a.m. to cast the vote on the labor deal. the players union will announce the results shortly a
. >>> finally, only one of the following four things are less popular than congress. meth labs, nfl replacement refs, used car salesmen, and root canals. that's next. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> the author of perhaps the definitive book on american politics has died. richard ben cramer wrote "what it takes," a thousand-plus page book about the 1988 presidential election. the book chronicled the personalities and idiosyncrasies of candidates like bob dole, mike dukakis, and george herbert walker bush. nbc first read calls it the unofficial textbook of washington. if you haven't read it, then you don't get it. richard ben cramer was 62. we'll be right back. ♪ i have direct deposit on my visa prepaid. my paycheck is loaded right on my card. automatic. i am not going downtown standing in line to cash it. i know where my money is, because i
are less popular than congress. meth labs, nfl replacement labs, and root canals. well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >>> the author of perhaps the definitive book on american politics has died. richard ben cramer wrote "what it takes" a thousand-plus page book about the 1988 presidential election. the book chronicled the personalities and idiosyncrasies of candidates like bob dole, mike dukakis and
from the e.r. if you are sick. an espn investigation, an nfl superstar, junior seau. we have proof that he had brain damage. everyone in football talking about this tonight. also, we'll be covering the oscars so please join us. >> you can watch those stories and more tonight on "world news" after abc 7 news at 6:00. >> 7 is on your side with a new drug guideline. the food and drug administration is requiring drug makers such as ambien to lower the dosage of the drug. it is based on studies that the active ingredient in the drug is high enough to cause difficulty driving the next morning. there is a number of car accidents connected to these drugs. >> 7 is on your side with a warning for democracy customers. they are warning customers about a scam where someone calls claiming to be a demon employee. he threaten tos co cut off electricity if the bill is not paid within hours or they might claim there is problem with your meter. dominion says they will never ask for direct payment but they will direct customers how to make a payment. >> coming up at 6
saban, 5.5 million buck aes year. that's as a college coach. >> what's the highest paid nfl coach right now? >> it's like 7 million bucks. and brian kelly makes about 2.4. that will go up, too. he's not the most popular kelly in the country. oregon's chip kelly will stay in college, probably, and not go to the nfl. >> really? >> yeah. for my opinion, he was the head coach of the university of new hampshire eight years ago and now he's if most popular coach in the country. >> but he's not going to stay? >> they think he's going to stay in oregon now. >> will he be the highest paid coach now? >> i don't know if he'll get saban type money. most people, let's face it, don't care that much. right? >> oh. >> is that what you're saying? >> it's hard for me to say that because i might get in trouble. in terms of football and baseball and basketball it's still not there. but the people who love hockey go crazy for hockey. >> a nice little niche for nbc, too. >> does nbc lose on this? or it has to work when there's a strike? >> no, not anymore. >> now we pay. >> i know we pay for it. >> when you
's what they think about junior seau seau. it showed chronic encephalopathy. most of the nfl players brains have shown this. these are people who wanted their brain studied. they are a little bit of a biased group. clearly, it is a significant issue. stage four being anger, um pu e impulsivity. >> so the knocks to his head changed his personality too? >> what we've learned from this is the only thing that can cause this problem, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, is like an alzheimer's disease that strikes young people i saw some first-hand. went to the lab where they are looking at this. that chronic traumatic encephalopathy can be caused by concussions and sub con cuss sieve hits. seau didn't have a lot of concussions but he did have a lot of hits to the head tichlts not just concussions but just repeated blows to the head over a very long career. >> how many hits to the head and you get this condition? >> we don't seem to have an absolute number. this is still relatively emerging science. a couple years ago, we weren't hardly talking about this. we do seem to know that th
to miss nfl preseason games and it was a national catastrophe. it's great there's going to be hockey, but i think the fact that the public wasn't exactly clamoring for this should be pretty problematic for the leagues. good it's a season but a shortened season but you wish it hadn't come to this. >> john wertheim from "sports illustrated," thanks so much. always appreciate your insights. >>> quick, what's the one phrase you hope you never hear again. if you said fiscal cliff you're not alone. we'll take a look at some of the wonky metaphors associated with the battle in washington. >>> my guess is you are pretty psyched that you're not going to be hearing the term fiscal cliff anymore, right? you know, that's the phrase that swept the nation's capitol and airwaves over the last few months. it seemed the more arcane and wonky the budget mess got, the more washington reached to try to explain it. cnn's christine romans has more. >> reporter: just like the yodeler in that cliff hangers game on the price is right, we did fall off a cliff. of a metaphor cliff. >> fiscal cliff. >> the fisc
. nfl wild card weekend underway with a strong bang yesterday. i hope you watched these games, strong packers defense made quick work of minnesota, 24-10. they play they play san francisco next week and foster led the victory over cincinnati, 19-13 and houston faces a tough battle against new england next weekend, ali. >> thank you. 15-year-old malala yousufzai, a symbol of courage after being shot in the head by the taliban. and this week released from a british hospital. will malala live a normal live or carry on her mission or return to pakistan? joining us now is the president of act for america, and the author bridgette gabriel. >> good morning, just to recap, let's tell malala's story again. she has been a champion for years of girls education in pakistan. she wants equal rights. she had a blog she spoke out about what was like being a young girl in the swat valley in pakistan, for all of that targeted tore the for the taliban and pulled over her school bus as she was on the way home from school and shot her in the head. miraculously, she survived, thanks to the great work of so
meeting with the president at the white house. >>> and still ahead, we're learning new details about nfl player junior sayeh's death and the disease he was suffering from before his suicide. did it play a role in his death? >>> plus, new liberal support for congressman barney frank after the retiring democrat makes it clear he wants, well, he wants to temporarily fill john kerry's soon to be vacated senate seat. >>> and be sure to check out the "news nation" tumbr page. this photograph is of someone hiding from the cold. we ask you, can you guess who's behind the blanket? the answer is at the bolt tom of the screen to the left. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>>
. a lot of people go through stuff like that, but they're not nfl quarterbacks. the big question now is, particularly for redskins fans, will he be 100%? >> that's a very good question. there was a study done recently about nfl players and only two-thirds can get back into their level of activity for the nfl. the greater the athlete is, the greater his chances. so i'd say if anyone could, he probably has the best chance of getting back in. >> steve: do you think he would have had to have had the surgery had he not played that last game? >> it's difficult to determine because we don't know how much damage he had before that last game. >> steve: this is the knee joint. show us where they did the operation. this is front of the knee, the kneecap. >> one ligament called the lateral collateral was torn. and that had to be repaired by either putting in stitches or reattaching it to the bone at one end or the other. >> steve: then the acl, how do you get to that? there it is in there, inside. >> the acl is a very important ligament 'cause that gives stability to the knee. that had to be replac
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repaired as well. the nfl player's association may launch an investigation into the handling of his injuries. if they go forward, doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed the recommendations of the medical staff. the union has called for the redskins to improve conditions of the field, fed ex field. we saw even before the game started, it's like messy. the conditions. >> yeah. a lot of criticism about the field out there. >> all right. maybe something will get done. >>> inaugural changes. still ahead, the pastor set to give the benediction suddenly pulls out. why an old sermon is to blame. >> trapped for days, a group of killer whales surrounded by ice. how a canadian town helped to free them. we're going to see if they're completely out of the woods now. time now, 8:09. fox5 morning news back in a moment. >>> back now with new developments in the search for a family of killer whales trapped in canada's hudson bay. crews say they can no longer see the whales after some of the ice broke away and allowed the whales to swim away. officials say shifting wind caused the
at the brain of the late nfl line baker junior seau and the ten-time all pro committed suicide in may. specialists who have studied him closely say that he has evidence of scarring and a condition called chronic traumatic enself lop tea e.ect. we'll have a live report from sanjay gupta. particularly when you're talking young kids and so forth, we've heard about the issue of concussion cans. >> sanjay has done a lot of research, a lot of work on these concussions, these head injuries from football. it's a serious, serious subject. >> that's reason enough to tune in and continue to stay tuned in. >> it was such a tragic loss. i remember the day upon hearing the news of his suicide. really, really sad. >> all right. thank you. >>> we're just about to get a close look at assault weapons. they are likely to become the targets of proposed gun control laws again. but, first, what's wrong with this picture? our strategy session is looking at whether the president needs to recruit more women and minority members for the top jobs in his second term. keep my eye on her...to but, i didn't always
? >> steve: nfl replacements. >> gretchen: they were not popular. remember some of those calls. >> steve: here is the good news, congress. there are things and people more unpopular than you. john edwards more unpopular than you, congress. kim kardashian more unpopular. >> gretchen: i don't believe that one. >> steve: telemarketers more unpopular. north korea, more unpopular than congress. >> brian: here is the thing, i'm going to go to bat for congress for a second because you can't win. if you are someone like mitch mcconnell and you say i'm here to get things done. i'm going to use the maximum power i have. i'm going to reach across the aisle and get something done, they're gog run somebody against you. how can dee that? let's get another candidate to primary him. if you don't do anything, you're there to get something done, why don't you get something done? i'm standing for something, but you got to get something done. what do you want them o do? sit there and say, i'm only going to believe one thing or do you want thome compromise and get the best deal they can get? i wish the presi
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